Sunday, October 24, 2021
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Culture Currents

Cultural happenings in SF and beyond.

Our People

Dillon Avery Harp’s poem uplifts the depth of his Black and human/planet rights-focused love and respect for his people and the journey.

Wanda’s Picks August 2021: Interview with Pamela Price

Wanda Sabir’s interview with Pamela Price, Esq., running again for County of Alameda District Attorney, is a deep dive into aspirations that strengthen the DA progressive movement to unseat injustice in our justice system.

Commemorating Revolutionary Black August

Baba Jahahara uplifts in honor and commemoration our treasured Elders joining the Ancestors and honors also the fallen Freedom Fighters and revolutionary history bringing us into Black August 2021. 

Black Agenda Report Publisher Glen Ford’s death a devastating blow for Africans everywhere

Glen Ford left a powerful legacy, and standard to a very high bar in maintaining the forward movement for African people everywhere, as he consistently exposed the genocidal policies and agendas of Western capitalist imperialism.

How harm reduction is harming more than helping addicts

The drug addiction health crisis demands astute consideration about which treatment modalities work best to keep people with healthy, thriving lives intact within our communities, instead of prey for pharma and slaves for the prisons.

Eight-year-old twin sisters Kalina and Kalani cook their favorites!

Passed down from generation to generation, simple down-home recipes lovingly enter the next generation with twin sisters Kalina and Kalani through their grandmother, Barbara Harris.

Memory lives in the blood. Our ancestors live in us.

Precious shared humanity was honored and lifted by the Monumental Reckoning ceremony through Dana King’s 350 African Ancestors created in bronze and exalted unto the earth, sky and descendant beings by the Heart and Soul Center of Light and Glide Church choirs.

Black graduates celebrate big at 2021 Rites of Passage ceremony!

Black Graduation 2021 was a proud showcase of young people who stretched themselves with grit in the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic to proceed through the Rites of Passage ceremony with hearts full and heads held high.

The Juneteenth Holiday and Kujichagulia, or self-determination

Always enlightening, Baba Jahahara shares honor and gratitude for the paths of our humanity, uplifts the work necessary for changes and serves a healthy dollop of food for thought.

Oakland, show some love to Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, pillar of the community

Friends of Geoffrey’s Inner Circle lays out the quantifiable value of Black-owned businesses to the City of Oakland and must be included in the budget awards for fiscal year 2021-2023.

Hey, let’s talk about race!

Whereas most light bulbs dim with age, the Critical Race Theory bulb burns brighter every day as we move boldly forward in exploration of the truth about the human family.

Wanda’s Picks: June 2021

Wanda Sabir has us feeling the moves of a reopening BA, remembering, revitalizing and honoring the fabric of our humanity and saving dates on calendars for the amazing events during June(teenth).

Paul Mooney: Black Panther of comedy

“I freed a lot of comics … if I never would have done comedy, it would’ve been a different art form … I’m sure of it.” – Paul Mooney

Buy Black Wednesdays!

Buy Black Wednesdays and keep Black dollars spending and circulating power through the Black community!

Reparations are here!

Honoring Charles Eugene “Gino” Armstrong and fellow New Ancestors, still suffering Political Prisoners, Reparations and S. 40 are the center of Baba Jahahara’s offering.

Living within a lie

Countering the lying propaganda Americans have been fed about the U.S. not being a racist country, critical race theory could be an opportunity to learn the truth about American racism and inspire to make the changes necessary.

Moving out of the virtual world, the Digital Divide and lessons from the pandemic

Come and get 'em while they're hot – virtual, hybrid and actual – all events happening in your SF Bay Area neighborhood.

Curtis Family C-notes hits big stage!

With ongoing love transfusions for humanity the Curtis Family C-notes brings their unifying musical activism to feed the soul, and from Day One of the pandemic, accompanied by food for the body from Mother Brown’s.

‘Art Against Imprisonment – From Palestine to the U.S.’

Virtual though it may be, this art exhibit featuring a broad spectrum of mediums from incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people from Palestine to the U.S., has the potential to touch, amaze, engage, inform and transform more people than prior to the COVID pandemic.

Liberate the Caged Voices

This second part of Editor Nube Brown’s interview with Jalil Muntaqim reveals the many ways genocide is utilized by our government and uplifts building the unified movement to end it.
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